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This is a discussion on Live white worms within the Sick Axolotl? forums, part of the Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) category; I did water change, fed them frozen bloodworms. one of my axie threw up, didnt see who did. but when ...

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I did water change, fed them frozen bloodworms.
one of my axie threw up, didnt see who did.
but when I was looking at the food that was vomited I saw live white worms! OMG I'm so worried, what do I do?
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Probably threadworms, nothing to worry about.
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The question is... were the worms coming from the tank (perhaps attracted by the leftover food)? Or did they come from the axolotl?



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Im thinking it came from the axolotl. If it did what should I do?



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Most likely planaria or nematodes - completely harmless. They tend to appear when there is excess food in the tank, just scoop them out.



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